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Ch 32: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Circles & Arc of a Circle

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Examine the material in this chapter on circles and the arc of a circle. Doing so gives you adequate preparation for answering questions on the FTCE Middle Grades Math exam.

FTCE Middle Grades Math: Circle & Arc of a Circle - Chapter Summary

Become more familiar with circular arcs and circles by watching these video lessons. They contain valuable information that will be included on the FTCE Middle Grades Math exam about:

  • Measuring an arc
  • Central and inscribed angles
  • Finding the measure of an inscribed angle
  • Theorems relating to the tangent of a circle
  • Arc length and arc length of a sector
  • Arc measure

Develop your ability to measure arc length and inscribed angles by working through this chapter. Our video lessons make learning and reviewing fun, and they even come with lesson quizzes. As a result, you can quickly assess your knowledge and skills before taking the real exam.

10 Lessons in Chapter 32: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Circles & Arc of a Circle
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Circular Arcs and Circles: Definitions and Examples

1. Circular Arcs and Circles: Definitions and Examples

What is a circle? In this lesson, find out all about the circle and its many parts, including circular arcs and semicircles. Also, discover how a locus works in creating a circle, parallel lines and more.

Central and Inscribed Angles: Definitions and Examples

2. Central and Inscribed Angles: Definitions and Examples

When we're working with circles, there are two key angles to know: central angles and inscribed angles. These angles have a few special theorems, which we'll discuss and practice using in this lesson.

Measure of an Arc: Process & Practice

3. Measure of an Arc: Process & Practice

What is the measure of an arc? And what is the difference between a minor arc and a major arc? Find out all that and practice finding the measure of an arc in this lesson.

How to Find the Measure of an Inscribed Angle

4. How to Find the Measure of an Inscribed Angle

Finding the measure of an inscribed angle requires knowing a little information. In this lesson, we'll find the measure of an inscribed angle when we know the measure of the central angle or one or more of the arcs formed by the angle.

Tangent of a Circle: Definition & Theorems

5. Tangent of a Circle: Definition & Theorems

What happens when a line just barely touches a circle? It's a tangent! In this lesson, we'll learn all about tangents to circles, including a few key theorems. We'll also look at tangent circles.

Measurements of Angles Involving Tangents, Chords & Secants

6. Measurements of Angles Involving Tangents, Chords & Secants

When lines and circles meet, angles are formed. Fortunately, we can determine the measure of these angles, whether they're formed by tangents, secants or chords, just by knowing the measure of the created arcs.

Measurements of Lengths Involving Tangents, Chords and Secants

7. Measurements of Lengths Involving Tangents, Chords and Secants

The lengths of chords, tangents and secants take on unique relationships when they're drawn on circles. In this lesson, we'll define those relationships and see them in action.

Arc Length: Definition & Equation

8. Arc Length: Definition & Equation

Arc length is an important aspect to understanding portions of curved lengths. As you will learn in this lesson, combining our knowledge of circumference and central angle measures allows us to find arc length.

Arc Length of a Sector: Definition and Area

9. Arc Length of a Sector: Definition and Area

In this lesson, we'll slice up a circle like it's a pizza and learn how to find out useful information about our slices. We'll find out the area of these sectors, or pie slices. We'll also learn about arc lengths.

Arc Measure: Definition & Formula

10. Arc Measure: Definition & Formula

Arc measure is a way of identifying an arc. In this lesson, we'll learn how to define and calculate arc measure while discussing the different elements involved in this calculation.

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